August is SPAM Restaurant Month
August 2, 2018 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off on August is SPAM Restaurant Month

Believe it or not, Road Trips Foodies: some people actually search out places to enjoy Spam — that brand of canned cooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation first sold in 1937.
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Antigua Celebrates Mangoes
February 27, 2018 – 8:56 am | Comments Off on Antigua Celebrates Mangoes
Antigua Celebrates Mangoes

A Mango Festival is set for July 8 and 9, 2018, in the Botanical Gardens. Victoria Park, St. John’s, Antigua.
If you can’t make it to the Caribbean island then, consider attending the Antigua and Barbuda …

Wellington, Florida’s Bacon & Bourbon Fest
February 26, 2018 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Wellington, Florida’s Bacon & Bourbon Fest
Wellington, Florida’s Bacon & Bourbon Fest

The Bacon & Bourbon Festival highlights that flavorful food — bacon — and the quintessential American liquor — bourbon. It takes place March 23, 24 and 25, 2018, on the grounds of the Village of …

“Spice: the history of a temptation”
February 24, 2018 – 8:35 am | Comments Off on “Spice: the history of a temptation”
“Spice: the history of a temptation”

In the 21st Century, herbs and spices are taken for granted. This well-researched tome reminds us that it wasn’t always like this.
Herbs, yes: they grew in one’s European backyard (so they were insignificant). Spices, on …

Arizona Wine Growers Festival
February 23, 2018 – 8:22 am | Comments Off on Arizona Wine Growers Festival
Arizona Wine Growers Festival

Road Trips Foodies can celebrate Arizona’s oldest and “original” wine county — the American Viticultural Area (AVA) — at the two-day Arizona Wine Growers Festival. It’s set for March 10 and 11, 2018, at Kief-Joshua …

Chocolate Walk in Snohomish County
February 22, 2018 – 8:34 am | Comments Off on Chocolate Walk in Snohomish County
Chocolate Walk in Snohomish County

A “Chocolate Walk” will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 10, 2018, in downtown Snohomish Washington.
Ticketed guests bop from shop to shop, collecting treats along the way. Guests receive a passport and …

London Coffee Festival
February 21, 2018 – 8:24 am | Comments Off on London Coffee Festival
London Coffee Festival

The Coffee Festival in London,England, promises a coffee-lovers paradise in the Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street, London, April 12 through 15, 2018.
Featured are more than 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, tastings and …

Santa Barbara Restaurant Week
February 20, 2018 – 8:27 am | Comments Off on Santa Barbara Restaurant Week
Santa Barbara Restaurant Week

The inaugural Restaurant Week in Santa Barbara, California, takes place Friday (February 23, 2018) through March 4, 2018.
Restaurants will offer three–course prix fixe menu during dinner time for $25, $35 or $45. There will be …

Hard-Pressed Cider Fest in Oregon
February 19, 2018 – 7:59 am | Comments Off on Hard-Pressed Cider Fest in Oregon
Hard-Pressed Cider Fest in Oregon

Ready for its fifth year April 21, 2018, the Hard-Pressed Cider Fest gives seasoned and novice cider drinkers alike the chance to sample cider from Hood River County’s very own cider makers, as well as …

A Foodie Fest in Venice, Italy
February 17, 2018 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on A Foodie Fest in Venice, Italy
A Foodie Fest in Venice, Italy

The first European Festival sponsored by Food & Wine magazine will be Held May 3 through 6, 2018, in the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa on the private island of Isola delle Rose in …

Britain’s “Bathtub Sessions” Gin Festival
February 16, 2018 – 8:48 am | Comments Off on Britain’s “Bathtub Sessions” Gin Festival
Britain’s “Bathtub Sessions” Gin Festival

The Bathtub Sessions Gin Festival takes place July 6 and 7, 2018, at Wylam Brewery, Exhibition Park, Palace of Arts, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.
What is it? Your Road Trips Foodie will let the organizers explain:
The Bathtub Sessions …